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A Boy Invited His Entire Kindergarten Class to His Adoption Hearing, and They All Showed Up!

A Boy Invited His Entire Kindergarten Class to His Adoption Hearing, and They All Showed Up!

Michael Orlando Clark Jr., a kindergartener from Grand Rapids, MI, was so excited to be placed in his forever home, he invited his entire class to his adoption hearing. Eager to see one of their
Boy invites kindergarten class to his adoption–and people are emotional

Boy invites kindergarten class to his adoption–and people are emotional

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Kindergarten class shows up to 5-year-old classmate's adoption hearing

Kindergarten class shows up to 5-year-old classmate's adoption hearing

A photo of an entire kindergarten class rallying around their 5-year-old classmate to witness his legal adoption has gone viral. What are the details? The Michigan boy, identified as Michael,
Iowa Couple Adopts Nine Kids, Making Them a Family of Fourteen

Iowa Couple Adopts Nine Kids, Making Them a Family of Fourteen

A couple in Sioux City, Iowa, recently shared the story of how adoption made them a family of 12.
23 Stars You Didn't Know Were Adopted

23 Stars You Didn't Know Were Adopted

It seems like every day there's a new opportunity to learn more about your favorite celebrities, whether it's finding out their net worth and dating history, or discovering their star signs and
A Photographer's Photo Series Shows That Adopted Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes

A Photographer's Photo Series Shows That Adopted Families Come in All Shapes and Sizes

For photographer Abbie Fox of Las Vegas, the topic of adoption has always been near and dear to her heart. Because both she and her mother were adopted, Abbie very much feels that it plays a huge role
Should You Grow Your Family Through Foster Care Adoption?

Should You Grow Your Family Through Foster Care Adoption?

For many parents, deciding if, when or how to grow your family can be difficult. And when other factors—such as infertility or the heightened needs of your other children—come into play, the
A Canadian podcast reveals everything wrong with the Trump administration's migrant baby adoption policy

A Canadian podcast reveals everything wrong with the Trump administration's migrant baby adoption policy

The US government detained more than 69,000 migrant children last year in the course of its brutal family separation policy. There's no guarantee these kids will ever be reunited with their parents;
My Sister and I Were Adopted From Korea, and Our Bond Is Unbreakable

My Sister and I Were Adopted From Korea, and Our Bond Is Unbreakable

We have a photo taken at Halloween. All the kids are dressed up in costumes and masks. My sister and I are the easiest to pick out. Strawberry Shortcake and Cookie Monster: both masks have round eye
What I Want You to Understand About My Choice to Only Adopt

What I Want You to Understand About My Choice to Only Adopt

In 2016, when the movie Lion came to theaters, my phone began to fill up with text messages asking if I have seen it yet. The movie is based on the true story of a young Indian boy named Saroo who was
Our Daughter Has a "Daddy" and a "Papa," but Our Family Is Just a Family

Our Daughter Has a "Daddy" and a "Papa," but Our Family Is Just a Family

"Daddy, I want an ice pop." You'd be surprised how many times a day I field this request from my daughter, Margot, even in the Winter. Her latest obsession is all things popsicles and ice pops, and I
Kentucky Family Adopts Three Young Siblings to Keep Them Together

Kentucky Family Adopts Three Young Siblings to Keep Them Together

A family of four in northern Kentucky recently adopted three siblings to make sure they stayed together.
A Foster Mother's Sweet Story About Being Asked to Be Called "Mom" Will Make You Tear Up

A Foster Mother's Sweet Story About Being Asked to Be Called "Mom" Will Make You Tear Up

It was 12:50pm. A short 18 hours after taking in a new sibling placement. I was making lunch, kids were chatting at...Posted by on Erica Burt, a mom from Phenix City, AL, knows that fostering kids
Adopted Son Praises Dad for Adopting Five Siblings Under the Age of Six

Adopted Son Praises Dad for Adopting Five Siblings Under the Age of Six

A father in Buffalo, New York, is being praised by his adopted son for his decision to adopt five young siblings at once.
After Being Told She Had a "Low Egg Count," a Woman Turned to Adoption, and Her Story Is Beautiful

After Being Told She Had a "Low Egg Count," a Woman Turned to Adoption, and Her Story Is Beautiful

For Jennifer Finn, a 39-year-old mom with a beautiful 3-month-old son, the road to motherhood was anything but a straight line. Jennifer began trying to expand her family in mid-2017, shortly after
Nurse Adopts Autistic Man Who Needed Heart Transplant: 'He Had to Come Home with Me'

Nurse Adopts Autistic Man Who Needed Heart Transplant: 'He Had to Come Home with Me'

A nurse decided to do more than was required of her when she met a young man in need of a heart transplant in December of 2018.
Trump Admin Rule Change Would Give Federal Funds To Anti-LGBT Adoption Groups

Trump Admin Rule Change Would Give Federal Funds To Anti-LGBT Adoption Groups

A new proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services would undo an Obama-era ban on federal funds...
An Arizona Official Was Charged with Smuggling Pregnant Women and Selling Babies

An Arizona Official Was Charged with Smuggling Pregnant Women and Selling Babies

Paul Petersen allegedly recruited pregnant women from the Marshall Islands and matched them with adoptive families.
Virginia Couple Adopts Child After Convincing Mothers Not to Abort

Virginia Couple Adopts Child After Convincing Mothers Not to Abort

A Virginia couple, who went viral with a pro-life Facebook post this year urging women not to abort their babies and put them up for adoption instead, got their wish.
Single dad from Buffalo adopts five siblings at once — for a lifetime total of 10 adopted children

Single dad from Buffalo adopts five siblings at once — for a lifetime total of 10 adopted children

A single dad in Buffalo, New York, has a lifelong passion for parenting endangered kids. According to ABC News, Lamont Thomas has fostered over 30 children over the last 20 years, in addition to